LGBTQIA

-June 19, 2022

In recent years, there has been a sense that when heterosexual actors play homosexual characters, they fail to portray the reality and nuances of a queer character. Now, for the first time, a gay character will be played by an actor from the queer community: Vidur Sethi in Pine Cone

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-May 25, 2022

While using ‘he’ and ‘she’ as gender-identity pronouns is the norm in heterosexual India, there is a large section of queer India that does not want to stay confined in the tussle of choosing between these binaries. In light of the June LGBTQIA+ pride month, Patriot looks at how have Delhiites received the usage of gender and preferred pronouns

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-April 30, 2022

The death of Sam, a neurodivergent trans student, yet again highlights the issues faced by the queer community in academia and at home. It also foregrounds the lack of safe spaces for sexual minorities.

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-June 30, 2021

As the pride month comes to an end, here’s a look at some of the diverse LGBTQIA+ stories on Pratilipi, India’s largest digital publishing and storytelling platform for homegrown writers To celebrate the pride month, Pratilipi has presented some of the finest LGBTQIA stories every weekend of June, in four different regional languages including Hindi, […]

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-August 2, 2018

Anumitra’s tailormade mode of transport that evolved after eight months of tinkering is a reflection of her own life and a certain ambiguity Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar is in her early thirties and her approach to life is an open arm embrace. She leads a fairly radical life of nonconformity and believes in ‘live and let […]

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-July 12, 2018

A culmination to protracted legal and social struggle, homosexuality may be decriminalised as the Modi government has no objection and has left the matter to ‘the wisdom of the Supreme Court’ It goes to the credit of Narendra Modi government, of ‘Hindu Nationalist Party’ as described by the western media, to not object to decriminalising […]

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-June 21, 2018

In a country often plagued with a dangerously dichotomous society, the occasional splash of rainbow colours is a welcome change. International Pride month is here, and India is by no means behind in championing the fight for the LGBTQIA community to be heard The Patriot spoke to some proud members of the Pride community in […]

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